A Botnet Launching A “Test” Cyberattack Knocked Out An Entire Country’s Internet – After one botnet wreaked havoc in the US two weeks ago, another cut off internet access for an entire country. [qz]
‘Brexit’ Will Require A Vote In Parliament, U.K. Court Rules – The British government’s plan for leaving the European Union was thrown into uncertainty on Thursday after the High Court ruled that Parliament must give its approval before the process can begin. [nyt]
Zuma Handed Interim Report On Free Higher Education – Zuma would study the report, compiled by Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Training, and give directions on the way forward, the Presidency said in a statement. [n24]
Why We Should Resist An Amnesty Deal For Zuma – As the roof of Jacob Zuma’s presidency begins to cave in, there is the suggestion that, to save South Africa and the continuing damage that his incumbency is doing to the economy, he should be given amnesty. [mg]
Mugabe Happy To See Pal Zuma ‘In One Piece’ – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe expressed his support for the embattled President Jacob Zuma on Thursday, saying he was happy to see that Zuma was “still in one piece in spite of what the papers are writing every day”. [tlive]
That’s really sweet of him..
Eric Trump: David Duke ‘Deserves A Bullet’ – Eric Trump said on Thursday that former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke deserves “a bullet.” [cnn]
Equatorial Guinea’s VP Obiang’s Cars Seized In Switzerland – Prosecutors in Switzerland have seized luxury cars belonging to the vice-president of Equatorial Guinea, who they are investigating for corruption. [bbc]
Millions Duped By Facebook Live Video – Yet again, a “live” video on Facebook has brought in millions of views and reactions to something which is not what it claims to be. [bbc]
Amazon Delays Australian Launch To September To Include Fresh Goods – The fund manager with one of the largest short positions in the Australian market has warned of the impending damage to the profit margins of local retailers from the arrival next year of United States online retailer Amazon. [afr]
This Egyptian Queen Was So Beautiful That There’s A Medical Procedure Named After Her – Imagine someone, born thousands of years ago, whose beauty is so legendary that it inspired a modern day medical procedure? Meet the queen. [here]
How mental is that video?
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The Reason Why Kids Know A Swear Word Is Bad Even If They Don’t Know What It Means – Whereas once the use of profanities may have appalled right-minded members of society, nowadays words like fuck, shit, and bollocks are practically mother’s milk to many of us. [qz]
Mila Kunis Calls Out Sexist Hollywood Producer In Open Letter – In a lengthy essay, the actress opens up about her experiences with sexism in the workplace and her commitment to gender equality. [db]
So This Is Where The Local UFO / Alien Crazies Can Hang Out – Sometimes we love stopping in and seeing what the alien ‘truthers’ are up to, and we managed to find out where they’re chatting. Care to join us for a look? [here]
It’s Actually Frightening How Crafty Local Hackers Are These Days – Check This Out – If your business relies heavily on its online web presence to make it through the day, now is the time to start getting a little hot under the collar. [here]
Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Part Ways With Longtime Bodyguard Pascal Duvier – One month after Kim Kardashian was robbed at gunpoint in Paris, the reality TV star has reportedly parted ways with her longtime bodyguard, Pascal Duvier. [newsau]
Prince Harry’s American Girlfriend Meghan Markle – Is pictured for first time since romance was revealed as it is claimed she has ALREADY been to Balmoral to celebrate his 32nd birthday [mail]
Missing Woman Found “Chained Like A Dog” – A registered sex offender was arrested on Thursday in South Carolina after a woman reported missing, along with her live-in boyfriend, in late August was found “chained like a dog” in a storage container, local media reported. [huff]
Ben Cohen Is Divorced By Wife As He Expects Baby With Strictly Come Dancing Star – Ben Cohen, who is expecting a baby with a dancer he met on Strictly Come Dancing, has been divorced by his wife. [tele]
Real-Life Rapunzel Hasn’t Cut Her Hair For 18 Years – She spends two hours a day just washing and drying her long locks.. [huff]
Vladimir Putin Grants Russian Citizenship To Steven Seagal – The Kremlin announced Thursday that it was awarding Russian citizenship to action-movie star Steven Seagal. [usat]
Jennifer Lawrence Proudly Makes Out With Darren Aronofsky – Jennifer Lawrence, 26, and the director Darren Aronofsky, 47, have been rumored to be dating for a few weeks now. [nym]
Your Company Is So Close To Being Hacked It’s Terrifying – Things are only getting worse and if you don’t take precautions you will be nailed. Chat to our partners, New Order, to ensure you’re protected [here]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
There are a number of ongoing deals set up at our various exclusive partners. Here they are – just for you;-)
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It’s 2016, You Really Should Beef Up Your Online Security – Businesses can’t afford to take risks any longer, and the same goes for our own online security. NEWORDER’s team are all about the latest hacking and industrial espionage protection. [here]
50 % Of The World’s Mohair Is Produced In SA – It turns out South Africa is the world leader when it comes to mohair production, and the team at Mohair SA are the industry leaders keeping us top of the game. [here]
Going Green Around The House Has Never Been Easier – Everyone’s talking about reducing their environmental footprint, so if you’re stepping up to the plate be sure to start off with Sustainable. They’re rocking the the complete eco solution, and they’ve made it nice and easy. [here]
Now Your Business Can Have Its Own On-Call IT Department – We’ve all had our fair share of computer troubles, and sometimes turning it off and on again just isn’t doing the trick. Ring the team at Dial A Nerd and let a pro talk you through the real solution. [here]
If You’re Sending Money Overseas There’s Only One Place To Start – Currencies Direct have been in the game since 1996 so if it’s travel money, eimgration, selling overseas property or moving cash around you’re after they’re the one-stop shop. [ka-ching]
There Is Only One Company When It Comes To Import Export Logistics – Your freight forwarding / shipping partners is probably more important than the actual products you want to move from country to country. Choose the wrong guys and you can get stung in so many ways. Be smart, use 2ov’s partners, Berry & Donaldson [here]
Buy Any Product From Websites That ‘Don’t Ship To SA’ – One of our most exciting partners offers you a PO Box in US, UK or Hong Kong, for you to deliver overseas online purchases to. Postbox Courier handles it from there – getting the package to you in under a week. [more]
Guaranteed: You Don’t Have To Pay Full Price For A 5-Door MINI – It’s quite easy to pay less than anyone else for a brand new MINI [check it out]
There’s Now An App For Ordering A Cleaner At A Day’s Notice – No one really likes cleaning up after themselves, so if you’re in need of a last minute (or regular) cleaning service Domestly. Connecting busy people with trusted cleaners – nailed it. [here]
First Month Storage Space 50% Off At Stor-Age – Whether you need a locker for a bicycle or a garage for your house contents, Stor-Age has the space you need. And they’re offering a special 50% offfor the first month deal – no strings attached! You can take you stuff out after one month – no problem! [check it out]
Everyone’s Talking About Gather Online, The South African Start-Up That’s Taking On Facebook – Years from now you might well remember where you were when you signed up for Gather Online, and we’re proud to have been paired up with them from the start. [get talking]
Cape Town’s Top Interior Designers Have Been Using This Guy For 11 Years – Robert Thomson is the go-to guy for quality contemporary furniture and lighting, and with his whole collection online for the first time being stylish is a click away. [find out more]
Affordable Cane Furniture – If you’re buying cane or wicker furniture anywhere else, you’re wasting a lot of time and money. These guys import direct from Malawi. Hand-Made cane furniture – buy online and have it delivered! [check it out]
One Of Cape Town’s Leading Restaurateurs Wants You To Stop By For Dinner – Neil Grant’s name is one every foodie will be familiar with, so if you’re eating at Burrata, Bocca or Open Door tell him we send our regards. [YUM]
Get R150 Off Your First Uber Ride – If you haven’t tried Uber yet, you’re making a mockery of yourself. Stop riding cheap unreliable taxis with drivers who don’t know if they’re coming or going. Give yourself the private driver treatment with Uber, and get R150 off your first ride! Sign up and boom, you’re done! [check it out]
How Can You Leave Your Dog At Home While You Go To Work? – You say he’s part of the family – yet you’d never leave your human child at home, alone, for the whole day. Drop that little rascal off at Proud Hounds and see the joy in his eyes! [proudhounds]
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